Arts

  • Mobster Belinda Reviews 4’33 in Baghdad at Montreal Fringe Festival

    Being a first-time Fringe attendee I didn’t know what to expect from this piece by Thought Experiment Productions’  even though I had read the press release, I still wasn’t quite sure what I was going to see. Which is always intriguing, but I didn’t want to go by myself so, I recruited my best friend to tag along with me. It was a late show on a Thursday night so my bestie was a trooper. We ...

  • Alexandra Montagnese Is Going Public

    “Hello. I’d like to make a report.” Kids really do say the darndest things. Accusations of abuse are a touchy subject. In “Public Mischief”, Alexandra Montagnese does an excellent job of showing the aftermath of what happens when a seemingly troubled student makes an accusation against a popular teacher that involves a bright, popular student. Is she telling the truth? Or is their a sinister motivation?   Words have power and they can have a devastating effect. ...

  • FRANKIE Award Nominations for the 28th St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival

    And the Award goes to…Find out June 17th! June 14, Montreal – The St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival will be closing with a bang on June 17 with the annual FRANKIE Award Ceremony taking place at the stunning Club Soda (1225 St Laurent Boulevard) starting at 11pm. Participating juries and festival staff are pleased to announce the nominated shows and performance companies. This year there will be 11 prizes awarded, covering an array of values. The Frankie Awards are named after Frank ...

  • ‘Kate Hammer Wants to be INFEMOUS’ at Montreal St. Ambroise FRINGE

    Kate Hammer has only been in Montreal for a short time but, oh boy has she been busy. Growing up on an Ontarian goat farm where google maps does not often dare to wander, Kate loves the city she now calls home. Discovering her inner comedian, Kate has been honored to be a part of MProv, Ladyfest, Montreal Sketchfest, and Party Dino. She is a member of sketch groups Li’l Strawberry Bitches and Loner Stadium, as well as performing stand-up ...

  • 4’33” IN BAGHDAD at St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival

     Two Shows left this Thursday! Ülfet Sevdi and Nicolas Royer-Artuso look forward to pleasantly puzzling the public with their debut of 4’33” IN BAGHDAD, a subtle scholarly striptease disguised as saucy stand-up TED Talk comedy. Directed by Sevdi, performed by Royer-Artuso and co-written by the two, 4’33” IN BAGHDAD is an immersive and interactive experience that will run as part of Fringe Fest at the MAI from June 8 to 14. Theoretically grounded, conceptual and experimental, the ...

  • Settle This Thing at FRINGE Montreal

    “And you may find yourself in a beautiful house With a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself, well How did I get here?” Talking Heads, “Once In A Lifetime” Well, eventually, one is bound to ask “Where do we go from here?” and “How do we get there together?”. One couple found a way by asking complete strangers to crowdfund their decisions on anything, from whether to get matching tattoos to whether have a threesome. Move over Dr. Drew ...

  • Mtl is LIT !

    For yall who didn’t know Mural has taken over the  Saint-Laurent Boulevard! If you don’t know what to do during the next 10 days well mural festival is the place to be. Get your best outfit on and be ready to rock the streets.  If you like art, music, fashion or just good vibes I can guarantee that you will fit in. Yesterday, was the opening night of the 6th edition of the festival and it was definitely the ...

  • Beacon Publishing Group Releases “Kip Addotta: Confessions Of A Comedian” In Audiobook Format

      Beacon Publishing Group has just released “Kip Addotta: Confessions Of A Comedian”  written by the man himself, and narrated by Morley Shulman in audiobook format. Now available worldwide, download your copy today! From his first interactions with “The Mob” in his early childhood and his nightmarish life with his father until he was on his own at 15 years of age through his marriages and how he became one of the best and most famous stand-up ...

  • The Greatest Magazine !

    ​ Il y a vraiment plusieurs raisons pour lesquelles on peut être fière d’être Canadien. Prenons par exemple nos festivals, nos activités, nos restaurants, nos artistes sans oublier que ce soit l’été ou l’hiver on est toujours réveillés et prêt à être LIT.   Nous avons également des très bons blogs, sites et influenceurs pour nous garder à l’affût des dernières tendances mode et autres. Il ne faut pas omettre une chose qui parmis tant d’autre se distingue ...

  • St-Ambroise Fringe Festival: Montreal releases 2018 program

    St-Ambroise Fringe Festival released this seasons program and it’s Epic!! What is the Fringe Festival you ask? Well, the Fringe festival originated in Scotland after the war to boost the morale of the community with dance, music, and a variety of skits. Seemed like a great idea at the time, but what the organizers failed to do was invited the locals to participate in this festival. So with people power and only 8 theater groups, they decided to start their ...

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